DAC Comparison

SMSL M400 vs Topping DX3 Pro LDAC

SMSL M400

The SMSL M400 MQA DAC uses the newest high performing D/A chip from AKM, the AK4499. It supports MQA decoding, PCM 32bit / 768 kHz, and DSD512 Native along with Bluetooth 5.0.

$859.99 MSRP

Topping DX3 Pro LDAC

The DX3 Pro LDAC is a compact desktop DAC and headphone amp that is capable of streaming music in from Bluetooth LDAC sources as well as other, wired digital inputs.

$219.99 MSRP
Features
Input/Output
Inputs

Coaxial S/PDIF

IIS

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

BNC S/PDIF

TOSLINK S/PDIF

USB-B

Outputs

Balanced 3-pin XLR

RCA

3.5mm

RCA

Audio
Sample Rate

32 bit / 768 kHz

32 bit / 768 kHz

Frequency Response

20 Hz - 20 kHz

DAC Chip

AKM AK4499EQ

Portability
Wireless

Bluetooth 5.0

Bluetooth 5.0

Bluetooth Codecs

AAC

aptX

aptX HD

aptX LL

LDAC

SBC

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